16 May 2023
Lonza Prices EUR 500 Million Straight Bond with a 3.875% Coupon

Basel, Switzerland, 16 May 2023 – Lonza Finance International NV, a wholly owned company of Lonza Group Ltd, Basel (“Lonza”), announced today the pricing of a EUR 500 million Straight Bond. The Eurobond marks Lonza’s first drawdown under its newly established EMTN program. The bond has a maturity of 10 years and an annual coupon of 3.875%.

The issuer is Lonza Finance International NV and the bonds will be guaranteed by Lonza. Lonza will apply for the listing of the bonds on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (Regulated Market). The proceeds of the bonds will be used for refinancing and general corporate purposes.

Lonza’s issuer rating is currently BBB+ (S&P Global Ratings) with a stable outlook.

A consortium comprising of BNP Paribas, BofA, Citi, HSBC and JP Morgan were mandated to place the bond as Joint Active Bookrunners. Additionally, Goldman Sachs and ING were mandated as Joint Passive Bookrunners.


Key Data

Issue Size 10-Year Bond: EUR 500 million

Expected Payment Date: 25 May 2023

Maturity: 25 May 2033

Issue Price: 99.091 percent

Redemption Price: 100 percent

Coupon: 3.875 percent p.a.